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Why Everyone Should Swing Like A Girl

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 February 2014 18:16 Saturday, 08 February 2014 17:56

by A.J. Eathorne


To some the phrase “swing like a girl,” could seem derogatory. That’s not the way we see it at Predator Ridge.
To us, Swing Like a Girl is about freedom and fun – to learn and play golf in a unique and compelling way.
Most of all, Swing Like a Girl has become the description for our instructional programs designed to involve more women in the game of golf.

Chilliwack Golf Club Named 2013 PGA of BC Facility of the Year

Last Updated on Monday, 11 November 2013 18:48 Monday, 11 November 2013 18:42

Chilliwack Golf Club

The Chilliwack Golf Club was recently named the PGA of BC's 2013 Facility of the Year.

Led by general manager Bryan Ewart, golf operations manager Jared Rempel and LPGA Teaching Professional Jennifer Greggain, the facility is also home to 2012 PGA of BC Player of the Year Brad Clapp.



Two B.C. Players Named In PNGA Players Of The Year Awards For 2013

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 November 2013 18:56 Sunday, 10 November 2013 17:24


FEDERAL WAY, Washington (British Columbia Golf) – The Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) has announced the Players of the Year for the 2013 championship season.

The talented group of recipients include Cameron Peck of Olympia, Washington, in the Men’s category; Kendall Prince of Lake Oswego, Oregon. in the Women’s category; Kevin Carrigan of Victoria, British Columbia, in the Men’s Mid-Amateur category; Christina Proteau of Port Alberni, British Columbia, in the Women’s Mid-Amateur category.

Other winners included Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Washington, in the Senior Men’s category; Lisa Smego of Olympia, Washington, in the Senior Women’s category; Frank Garber of Kirkland, Washington, in the Junior Boys’ category; and Gigi Stoll of Beaverton, Oregon, in the Junior Girls’ category.



Changes to British Columbia Golf Championships Provide Greater Opportunity for Overall Golfer Engagement

Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013 01:16 Monday, 04 November 2013 01:12


RICHMOND, British Columbia (British Columba Golf) — British Columbia Golf, after announcing its 2014 Championship Schedule earlier this month, has ratified changes to previously existing tournament conditions in an effort to increase golfer participation and competition.

Starting in 2014, a number of changes will take effect to individual tournaments in relation to flights, Club Team competitions, yardages and entrance/qualifying fees.



Greg Machtaler Named PGA of BC Player of the Year

Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013 01:00 Monday, 04 November 2013 00:58


Summerland Golf & Country Club assistant professional Greg Machtaler was the runaway winner for the 2013 PGA of BC Player of the Year title.

Machtaler won three PGA of BC tournaments in 2013, including the PGA of BC Championship at Salmon Arm in a playoff over Seymour Creek's Bryn Parry.



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